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Princess Latifa campaigner had ‘phone compromised by Pegasus spyware’

Human rights activist David Haigh targeted in attack suspected to have been ordered by DubaiA British human rights campaigner and lawyer who was fighting...

Belarus athlete who refused to fly home is granted Polish visa

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya filmed arriving at Polish embassy in Tokyo as husband flees to UkraineThe Belarus Olympic athlete Krystsina Tsimanouskaya has received a humanitarian visa...

Johnson hints ‘amber watchlist’ travel plan may be ditched

PM appears to back away from idea of tougher Covid rules for people returning from popular destinationsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris...

Turkey appeals for help to fight wildfires as heatwave continues

Wildfires break out across much of southern Europe, with temperature reaching 45C in GreeceTurkey has launched an international appeal for help in taming...

Palestinians facing eviction from East Jerusalem offered deal

Judge proposes compromise to settle dispute over home ownership with Israeli settlers in Sheikh JarrahPalestinian residents of the occupied East Jerusalem neighbourhood of...

Man found guilty of rape after woman conceived in attack pursues...

Jury at Birmingham crown court convicts Carvel Bennett for crime in 1970s in what is thought to be first case of its kindA man...

Women not receiving NHS support after miscarriage, say campaigners

Pregnancy and baby loss charity Tommy’s says 20% of women experience PTSD after miscarriageToo many women do not receive support for anxiety and post-traumatic...

RMT calls off this week’s London tube strike, but dispute continues

Industrial action had been planned for Tuesday over changes to underground night serviceA tube strike that threatened to bring days of disruption to London...

UK weather: thunderstorms pose flood risk in England and Wales

Yellow storm warning covers areas including Cardiff, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire and LondonThunderstorms and torrential downpours could cause flooding across parts of southern England and...

100-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to be tried

Man deemed fit to stand trial in Germany and is accused of complicity in murder of more than 3,500 peopleA 100-year-old former concentration camp...

Rankin designs covers for Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy

Exclusive: photographer casts models as characters, creating an amalgam with their ‘dæmons’The photographer Rankin has designed the covers for a forthcoming edition of Philip...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics briefing: rain, pain, and equestrian glory for Britain

Sign up here and receive the Tokyo 2020 daily briefingToday in a nutshell: A very wet Olympic stadium watched Sifan Hassan claim the first...

Britain’s Emily Campbell wins historic Olympics weightlifting silver medal

First British female Olympic weightlifting medallist27-year-old inspired by ‘This Girl Can’ campaignWith one extraordinary act of strength and defiance, Emily Campbell ripped a 158kg...

Simone Biles to compete in balance beam final, USA Gymnastics says

USA Gymnastics confirms Biles will compete in beam finalAmerican star withdrew from team final due to mental healthSimone Biles will compete again at the...

Hinch’s heroics deny Spain and put Britain into Olympic hockey semi-finals

Champions win shootout after 2-2 drawBritain face Netherlands in the last fourFive years ago a forest fire in the hills above Rio de Janeiro...

Matildas’ quest for Tokyo Olympics gold ends with 1-0 semi-final loss...

Sam Kerr’s first-half goal disallowed, Fridolina Rolfö gets winnerAustralia to face United States again for bronze medalSam Kerr has the ball in the net...

Team GB eclipsed by Denmark’s Olympic record in men’s team pursuit

Australia’s Alex Porter sent flying to the deck in crashTeam GB men qualify fourth, women go through in secondThe track cycling at Tokyo 2020...

Gadirova twins show Team GB’s future in gymnastics is bright

Jessica and Jennifer finish sixth and seventh in floor final‘Can’t wait to get back into the gym and come back stronger’As Jessica and Jennifer...

Ministers to update NHS Covid app to ‘reduce disruption’

From Monday, app will only instruct close contacts to isolate if it is within two days of positive test, rather than five daysCoronavirus –...

Ibiza plan for foreign ‘detectives’ to infiltrate parties as Covid cases...

Spanish officials are working to recruit foreigners to help police in detecting illegal gatheringsWanted: foreigners between 30 and 40 years old willing to party...

Exhibition to show 50 contemporary portraits of Holocaust survivors

Imperial War Museum display shows survivors alongside younger generations of their familiesWhen Kitty Hart-Moxon, 97, was recently asked to choose one object that symbolised...

Mo Hayder obituary

Bestselling author whose fascination with death and violence found expression in the Jack Caffery crime novelsIn her mid-20s, while working as a hostess in...

Mo Hayder obituary

Bestselling author whose fascination with death and violence found expression in the Jack Caffery crime novelsIn her mid-20s, while working as a hostess in...

Ibiza plan for foreign ‘detectives’ to infiltrate parties as Covid cases...

Spanish officials are working to recruit foreigners to help police in detecting illegal gatheringsWanted: foreigners between 30 and 40 years old willing to party...

Tearful reunions at UK airports as Covid quarantine rules ease

New regulations affect fully-vaccinated people arriving from US and amber-list European countriesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFamilies and friends separated by months...

Hundreds arrested in Berlin protests against Covid restrictions

Protesters defy court order banning marches against German government’s coronavirus measuresCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore than 600 people have been arrested...

Is remote working better for the environment? Not necessarily

Companies have a rare moment to reset working models. But climate calculations of remote v office work are complexStacy Kauk was finalizing Shopify’s 2019...

Tearful reunions at UK airports as Covid quarantine rules ease

New regulations affect fully-vaccinated people arriving from US and amber-list European countriesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFamilies and friends separated by months...

Millions under strict lockdown in China after Covid outbreak

Fast-spreading Delta variant has reached more than 20 cities in biggest outbreak in monthsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMillions of people have...

Will Taiwan’s Olympic win over China herald the end of ‘Chinese...

Victory in Tokyo has reignited debate over a decades-old compromise with the island’s goliath neighbourIn the hours between Taiwan winning gold and silver in...

Is the sexiest place in the world Paris, Miami … or...

Of all the towns in the UK, one has gone wild recently for sex toys and French maid outfits – and it isn’t last...

Millions under strict lockdown in China after Covid outbreak

Fast-spreading Delta variant has reached more than 20 cities in biggest outbreak in monthsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMillions of people have...

How we made: Relax by Frankie Goes to Hollywood

‘The Sex Mix got so many complaints – even some gay clubs found it offensive’I wanted to be provocative with the way Frankie Goes...

‘There is another way’: why Timpson boss hit out at PM’s...

James Timpson has employed ex-prisoners since 2008 and says putting trust in people pays offFor James Timpson there is nothing charitable about employing former...

Millions under strict lockdown in China after Covid outbreak

Fast-spreading Delta variant has reached more than 20 cities in biggest outbreak in monthsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMillions of people have...

Omagh still united in grief but fractured by search for justice

Court ruling on 1998 bombing shows how town is divided over whether to push for a public inquiryAmid the unfathomable grief unleashed by the...

‘Community, not profit’: the creative renaissance of Birkenhead

Across the Mersey from Liverpool, a group of grassroots promoters is trying to avoid that city’s redevelopment errors as they champion a vibrant cultural...

Omagh still united in grief but fractured by search for justice

Court ruling on 1998 bombing shows how town is divided over whether to push for a public inquiryAmid the unfathomable grief unleashed by the...

‘Don’t beat yourself up’: 10 ways to feel happier with your...

Many of us are returning to the office or socialising for the first time in a year – and may be feeling anxious about...

Angela Rayner: ‘We don’t want to be an opposition, we want...

Labour’s deputy leader opens up about being a carer, byelections, and achieving a ‘cultural shift’ in the workplaceLabour’s deputy leader, Angela Rayner, has said...

Simone Biles to compete in balance beam final, USA Gymnastics says

USA Gymnastics confirms Biles will compete in beam finalAmerican star withdrew from team final due to mental healthSimone Biles will compete again at the...

Australia v Sweden: Tokyo Olympics 2020 women’s football semi-final – live!

Updates from the Matildas’ Olympic clash at Nissan StadiumKick-off time in Yokohama is 8pm local, 9pm AEST, midday BSTAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft...

USA stunned by Jessie Fleming penalty as Canada reach Olympic soccer...

Semi-final: USA 0-1 Canada (Fleming 74pen)VAR awards penalty as Canada beat neighbours after 20 yearsA penalty awarded by VAR and converted by Chelsea’s Jessie...

How we met: ‘She gave me strong signs that she wasn’t...

Vinca, 37, and Lee, 40, were housemates in Manchester before they fell in love. They live in north Wales with their sonIn early 2008,...

Sifan Hassan wins 1500m heat after tumble to keep Olympic treble...

Dutch star Hassan made up 25 metres to win after final-lap fallJasmine Camacho-Quinn storms to 100m hurdles goldSifan Hassan produced a miraculous recovery to...

NBC paid $7.75bn for its Olympic rights … and we got...

US viewers have been able to see everything at any given moment while understanding fundamentally nothing about what’s going onIf there’s one message the...

David Brown: the world’s fastest blind athlete and the man who...

The American won gold in Rio but his preparations for Tokyo were hit when his running partner, Jerome Avery, was hit by injuryDavid Brown...

All the butter: how chefs are transforming the world’s greatest spread

Once neglected in favour of supposedly healthier products or mass-produced substitutes, butter is back, and better than ever, thanks to chefs who are adding...

Sifan Hassan wins 1500m heat after tumble to keep Olympic treble...

Dutch star Hassan made up 25 metres to win after final-lap fallJasmine Camacho-Quinn storms to 100m hurdles goldSifan Hassan produced a miraculous recovery to...

Team GB’s Tom Bosworth says Sapporo ‘feels like prison’ with ‘cold...

Race walker unhappy with conditions in northern city‘Any chance, in the week of our race, we could get some food?’The Team GB race walker...

Team GB Olympic sailors eye record medal haul as weather causes...

Giles Scott in Finn and Nacra pair guaranteed to reach podiumMonday’s races postponed due to lack of wind in EnoshimaGreat Britain’s sailing team secured...

Composer-pianist Max Richter: ‘Creativity is activism’

The German-British composer explains why his new album, Exiles, addresses the refugee crisis – and is played by an orchestra who break all the...

Team GB Olympic sailors eye record medal haul as weather causes...

Giles Scott in Finn and Nacra pair guaranteed to reach podiumMonday’s races postponed due to lack of wind in EnoshimaGreat Britain’s sailing team secured...

Raven Saunders throws up X on podium to represent where the...

American pays tribute to black and LGBT communities Silver medalist has spoken of struggles with mental healthRaven Saunders took silver in the shot put...

The changing art of the subeditor: ‘You had to read the...

A deputy news production editor at the Guardian speaks to colleagues about how cutting and correcting copy has evolved over decadesThe internet may have...

Leaves of change: Paraguay’s small-scale farmers see a new future in...

A resurgence in the traditional drink is offering rural communities independence and a sustainable alternative to industrial soy and cattle farmingFour men emerge from...

Team GB Olympic sailors eye record medal haul as weather causes...

Giles Scott in Finn and Nacra pair guaranteed to reach podiumMonday’s races postponed due to lack of wind in EnoshimaGreat Britain’s sailing team secured...

Coronavirus live news: China battles to contain surging cases as soldiers...

China has rolled out mass testing as the country faces its most widespread outbreak in months while soldiers have been deployed to the streets...